30 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

30 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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30 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Key West
— 4 nights
bus:  45​min
3
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 30​min
8
Sandwich
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
9
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
10
New York City
— 6 nights
End: New York City

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday planner .

New York City to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get interesting insight from Tours, and get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

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Fly from Washington DC to Key West in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Key West: highs are around 85°F and lows about 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. On the 9th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Artists in Paradise Gallery, identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

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Traveling by bus from Key West to Big Pine Key takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Big Pine Key, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery

1
night
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Key Largo day trip tool .

You can drive from Big Pine Key to Key Largo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Big Pine Key in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 72°F in Key Largo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Venture out of the city with trips to Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Pineland Trail, & more) and JP Outfitters Inc. (in Hollywood). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Miami online trip planner .

You can drive from Key Largo to Miami in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Miami sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, JP Outfitters Inc., Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort and find something for the whole family at Magic Kingdom Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Orlando travel route planner .

Fly from Miami to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Miami in May since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, zoos & aquariums, shopping, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Orlando to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in May, you will find days in Niagara Falls are little chillier (70°F), and nights are colder (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sandwich.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
day
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 21st (Tue), engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sandwich travel route builder .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Niagara Falls to Sandwich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in May, you will find days in Sandwich are slightly colder (65°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shining Sea Bikeway, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Cape Cod Canal ©
Cape Cod Canal

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Go for a jaunt from Boston to Salem to see Peabody Essex Museum about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip builder website .

You can take a bus from Sandwich to Boston in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Peabody Essex Museum, Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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